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Last post Author Topic: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)  (Read 16851 times)

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #25 on: December 28, 2013, 09:50:53 AM »
It should be fading in on hover... maybe I just need to make it fade in more and change the animation.  Let me tweak it a bit more.
Sorry,  I wasn't clear about what I meant. It does fade in on hover now, but not enough for me to see whether the icon indicates locked or unlocked. A tweak might well do it.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #26 on: December 28, 2013, 10:46:12 AM »
Just a bit... I'm tweaking, but it's not the icon that indicates- it's the green check or the red x.  I figured that would be more obvious than changing the icon.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #27 on: December 28, 2013, 10:49:09 AM »
And done.  It does look better with the tweaks, IMO.  Let me know what you think.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #28 on: December 28, 2013, 10:52:08 AM »
Can someone post a shot of how it's supposed to work?
I must be missing how this works.
Followed the setup directions but not getting it.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #29 on: December 28, 2013, 11:00:31 AM »
your screenshot looks correct... and you're using the default SSC settings, i.e. let it name and save the image, correct?

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #30 on: December 28, 2013, 11:03:44 AM »
Check in C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming

Is there an ImgFloat.config?  And/or an ImgFloat.log?

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #31 on: December 28, 2013, 11:10:25 AM »
No, not either file there.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #32 on: December 28, 2013, 11:11:45 AM »
And you are using the standard SSC settings, correct?  Plugins don't get called on save as, I found out.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #33 on: December 28, 2013, 11:11:53 AM »
Quote
your screenshot looks correct... and you're using the default SSC settings, i.e. let it name and save the image, correct?

yes saves with date and time
i use the pop-up dialog

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #34 on: December 28, 2013, 11:15:27 AM »
the only other thing I can see is perhaps you have to put the executable path in quotes since you're in program files, i.e. the space in the file name?  When I originally tried it that way, it worked... but maybe you do need quotes around it.

If that doesn't work, just to troubleshoot, I'd suggest putting it somewhere other than in the program files directory, and using the portable config, and seeing if that works.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #35 on: December 28, 2013, 11:25:08 AM »
I have it work by dropping the file onto ImgFloat.exe, but that's all.
With the ImgFloat service running.

How do you start ImgFloat?

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #36 on: December 28, 2013, 11:26:52 AM »
Just tried it on a totally different machine that hasn't had it on it at all.  You shouldn't need the quotes.  

The sequence is as so (one of the reasons I haven't done the help yet is to see what kind of problems people have)
1. Invoke your screenshot.
2. Choose any option other than save as and follow through with that option (the file has to be saved before it can be shown)
3. The imgfloat window should appear.  The first time there will be a slight delay.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #37 on: December 28, 2013, 11:28:27 AM »
So you're saying that you drop a file onto imgfloat.exe and it runs and you see the image?  Then the program is working- it's something with how SSC is working with the image that it's not calling imgfloat at all.  We might need to ask mouser if there are any other cases where the external tool is not invoked.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #38 on: December 28, 2013, 11:32:20 AM »
How can I run it as a portable?
Or did I already by dropping the file on the exe.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #39 on: December 28, 2013, 11:35:34 AM »
you run it as portable by copying the config file from the portableconfig folder into the folder with the .exe.  This won't work in the program files directory, as I won't be able to write to it.  But you've answered the questions that needed answering- it's something to do with SSC calling it, not ImgFloat directly.  I dropped mouser a PM, and maybe he can shed some light or ask you the right questions about how you're invoking SSC.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #40 on: December 28, 2013, 11:38:00 AM »
Ok. no problem, I have to go to work shortly, so whenever is fine with me.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #41 on: December 28, 2013, 12:14:25 PM »
cmpm: your configuration looks ok to me.
you can use the "post capture pop-up dialog" as you are doing it, and the tool should launch after you choose to save the image.

wraith -- i've noticed that the program seems to keep the image files open after displaying them -- which makes it impossible to delete them in SC.  this happens not just for the current file being shown but for the previously displayed files(!)  better would be if it read the image to display it and then close the file so it could be deleted/moved/etc.

another thing -- the download has no instructions at all in it -- it would be nice if you had a readme that said basically what you've said at top of this post, and include a url link to this post so if people download the zip from somewhere they will have some help.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #42 on: December 28, 2013, 12:19:27 PM »
I plan to do just that.  I haven't yet, as I've just gotten through with the features.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #43 on: December 28, 2013, 12:44:10 PM »
I've updated it so that it releases the image when the window is closed.  The other bit would take a bit of rework, so I'll look into doing that at a later time if people start to use it much. :)

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #44 on: December 28, 2013, 01:10:24 PM »
I typed the command line in manually and it's working now.
Must have been something in the copy/paste operation.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #45 on: December 28, 2013, 01:23:40 PM »
Uploaded a new version that does not lock the image in question at all.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #46 on: December 28, 2013, 01:40:38 PM »
great  :up:

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #47 on: December 28, 2013, 02:12:51 PM »
And done.  It does look better with the tweaks, IMO.  Let me know what you think.
Sorry for the delay (working on a major computer castrophe here).
That is better for me — thanks a lot! I can't see the cross very well but I can see the check mark, and one indicator is enough.
It doesn't help that the background on my screens is grey  ;D  :o

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #48 on: December 31, 2013, 09:46:21 PM »
ImgFloat archive has been updated with documentation, license, and readme.  Website has also been updated with documentation, and a link to the same is above.

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Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor)
« Reply #49 on: October 04, 2014, 09:25:40 PM »
sorry, couldn't find from the docs but is there a way to display the floating window in a fixed size? e.g. with a dimension of 320x480 or a ratio of 4:3.